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Cloudinary vs Fastly: What are the differences?

Cloudinary: An end-to-end image & video management solution for your web and mobile applications. Cloudinary is a cloud-based service that streamlines websites and mobile applications' entire image and video management needs - uploads, storage, administration, manipulations, and delivery; Fastly: We're redefining content delivery. Fastly's real-time content delivery network gives you total control over your content, unprecedented access to performance analytics, and the ability to instantly update content in 150 milliseconds.

Cloudinary and Fastly are primarily classified as "Image Processing and Management" and "Content Delivery Network" tools respectively.

Some of the features offered by Cloudinary are:

  • Upload images to a cloud-based storage
  • Upload video to cloud-based storage
  • Automatic backup and revision tracking

On the other hand, Fastly provides the following key features:

  • static content delivery
  • event-driven content delivery
  • Dynamic Site Acceleration (DSA)

"Easy setup" is the top reason why over 34 developers like Cloudinary, while over 20 developers mention "Real-time updates" as the leading cause for choosing Fastly.

According to the StackShare community, Cloudinary has a broader approval, being mentioned in 114 company stacks & 38 developers stacks; compared to Fastly, which is listed in 96 company stacks and 11 developer stacks.

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What is Cloudinary?

Cloudinary is a cloud-based service that streamlines websites and mobile applications' entire image and video management needs - uploads, storage, administration, manipulations, and delivery.

What is Fastly?

Fastly's real-time content delivery network gives you total control over your content, unprecedented access to performance analytics, and the ability to instantly update content in 150 milliseconds.
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    Decisions about Cloudinary and Fastly
    Justin Dorfman
    Justin Dorfman
    Developer Evangelist at StackShare | 4 upvotes 28.8K views
    Fastly
    Fastly
    Grunt
    Grunt
    jQuery
    jQuery
    Bootstrap
    Bootstrap
    Jekyll
    Jekyll
    Let's Encrypt
    Let's Encrypt
    Netlify
    Netlify
    GitHub Pages
    GitHub Pages
    MaxCDN
    MaxCDN
    #Webperf
    #StaticSiteGenerators
    #GoogleFonts
    #CDN

    When my SSL cert MaxCDN was expiring on my personal site I decided it was a good time to revamp some things. Since GitHub Services is depreciated I can no longer have #CDN cache purges automated among other things. So I decided on the following: GitHub Pages, Netlify, Let's Encrypt and Jekyll. Staying the same was Bootstrap, jQuery, Grunt & #GoogleFonts.

    What's awesome about GitHub Pages is that it has a #CDN (Fastly) built-in and anytime you push to master, it purges the cache instantaneously without you have to do anything special. Netlify is magic, I highly recommend it to anyone using #StaticSiteGenerators.

    For the most part, everything went smoothly. The only things I had issues with were the following:

    • If you want to point www to GitHub Pages you need to rename the repo to www
    • If you edit something in the _config.yml you need to restart bundle exec jekyll s or changes won't show
    • I had to disable the Grunt htmlmin module. I replaced it with Jekyll layout that compresses HTML for #webperf

    Last but certainly not least, I made a donation to Let's Encrypt. If you use their service consider doing it too: https://letsencrypt.org/donate/

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    Reviews of Cloudinary and Fastly
    Review ofFastlyFastly

    In addition to having a great service, a powerful API and a perfect uptime the one thing that's really awesome about Fastly is their support. They respond really fast, are very knowledgeable, and do everything they can to help you with your problem (and that includes 1-to-1 chat on irc, skype/hangout call, etc.). Such a great experience.

    Review ofCloudinaryCloudinary

    My website is https://cyberindia.in and I manage 95% of my images in cloudinary and I am happy slowly I will move all my images to cloudinary and become more happy :D . On a serious note Cloudinary Rocks ...

    Review ofCloudinaryCloudinary

    The art of technologies and delivering power potential with a huge flexibility makes cloudinary stand out in the crowd.

    Review ofFastlyFastly

    Incredible. Lets us cache dynamic pages. Makes other CDNs feel like unwieldy beasts. Support is second to none.

    How developers use Cloudinary and Fastly
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    Ana Phi Sancho uses CloudinaryCloudinary

    Uploaded files are stored in the cloud and immediately made accessible. To transform, optimize and manage images and videos.The Future of Content Delivery and Management.Optimizing Video with Cloudinary and the HTML5 videoPlayer. https://cloudinary.com

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    papaver uses CloudinaryCloudinary

    we used this as our image hosting site at talenthouse. helped the cloundinary team with the video integration as we were one of the first users. also helped patch the cloudinary scala library.

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    Hunt Norment uses CloudinaryCloudinary

    4 years of experience with Cloudinary for cloud-based image processing and CDN.

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    Coolfront Technologies uses CloudinaryCloudinary

    Used in Coolfront Mobile to store logos.

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    Hacknocraft uses CloudinaryCloudinary

    Image hosting and storage

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    alfredxing uses FastlyFastly

    CDN and caching

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